Notice Type
Authorities/Other Agencies of State
Notice Title

Notice of Exemption From the Maritime Rules

Pursuant to section 47(3) of the Maritime Transport Act 1994, the Director of Maritime New Zealand hereby notifies the granting of the following exemption from the Maritime Rules dated 20 April 2020:

in relation to the owners and masters of foreign ships with lifting appliances and items of loose cargo gear used for working cargo in New Zealand whose Certificates of Test expire after 11 March 2020:


Rule Part



Ships’ Lifting Appliances


Owner of ship must ensure re-testing of every lifting appliance on the ship at least once in every five-year period by a competent person




Certificates of test for each of the ship’s lifting appliances and each item of loose cargo gear carried by the ship are readily available on board the ship and kept with the register of equipment